One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The Sunday before Easter, on which Christ's entry into Jerusalem is celebrated in many Christian churches by processions in which branches of palms are carried.
- ‘For several years the church has led its Palm Sunday procession from the parish hall in Long Street to the church, but this year was the first time a longer route led by a donkey has been taken.’
- ‘This Sunday the Easter week ceremonies will commence with the Palm Sunday procession in all the parishes of the district - Croom, Manister and Banogue.’
- ‘This is an Easter musical telling the story from Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday.’
- ‘The Christian world yesterday celebrated Palm Sunday, a very significant day when Jesus Christ entered the city of Jerusalem triumphantly just before his crucifiction.’
- ‘But in America people come to church on Palm Sunday and again on Easter, with no services in between.’
- ‘Verse 27 invites us to bind the festal procession with branches, gathering up Palm Sunday as well as Good Friday.’
- ‘These eight days, beginning with Palm Sunday and ending with Easter commemorate the central drama of Christianity.’
- ‘Sure, my parents took my brother and sister and me to church the occasional Easter and Palm Sunday but we never went long enough to absorb what the pastor talked about.’
- ‘This Sunday has two titles, Palm Sunday and Sunday of the Passion.’
- ‘This hymn is not directly related to either Passion Sunday or Palm Sunday.’
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